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TVA Controlled Burn At Native Plant Garden To Remove Privet

January 10, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS-On Thursday, January 9 TVA held a controlled burn at the Native Plant Garden on the TVA trail in Muscle Shoals.  The burn was held to clear the privet. According to Senior Program Manager /Natural Resource for West Operation, Damien Simbeck told QCDNews that this time of the year is best for removing privet […]


Annual Veterans Day Banquet Long-Hodges-Lowe Veterans of Foreign Wars & Auxiliary Post 8640

November 11, 2019

SHEFFIELD-On Saturday night, November 9 Long-Hodges-Lowe VFW and Auxiliary Post 8640 held their annual Veterans Day Banquet to honor those who served. The Keynote Speaker was Col. Authur D. Graves who packed the house and  gave a rousing speech urging everyone to take that “extra” step.  The ladies of the 8640 Auxiliary provided the evening […]


Arc of The Shoals Annual Awards Banquet – EVENT PHOTOS

November 10, 2019

THE SHOALS-On Friday, November 9 the Arc of the Shoals held their annual awards banquet and Thanksgiving dinner at Crosspoint Church.   Everyone enjoyed the fellowship and cheering on the award winners and the food was just great as usual. The Quad Cities Daily was asked to be part of this heart warming fun event and […]


33rd Annual Ren Faire Crowned A Winner – EVENT PHOTOS

October 28, 2019

FLORENCE-On  4th weekend every October the Alabama Renaissance Faire comes to Wilson Park.  Wilson Park in Florence transforms into Fountain-on-the-Green. “Faire-goers celebrate their favorite time periods from the 12th through the mid-17th centuries, as Vikings hobnob with Buccaneers and fairies frolic with pirates.”  This year was no exception and the rain could not stop the […]


Muscle Shoals Recordings Record Label Launch Party At Wishbone Studios – EVENT PHOTOS

October 16, 2019

MUSCLE SHOALS-On Tuesday, October 16 Mike O’Rear hosted a launch party for the new record label “Muscle Shoals Recordings” friends and family were on hand to help with the celebration and listen to a few songs. The music video for the first release for “Muscle Shoals Recodings” is a song by Singer/songwriter Billy Lawson…Lawson’s  song […]


Polly Averhart Celebrates Her 105th Birthday Today – EVENT PHOTOS

October 8, 2019

SHEFFIELD-Happy Birthday to a special Sheffield lady.  Ms. Polly Averhart celebrates her 105th birthday today, Tuesday, October 8…but the party and celebration of Polly’s life took place at her home in Sheffield on Sunday. Friends and family (6 generations) were on hand to help celebrate the life of Ms. Averhart.  Sheffield Mayor Ian Sanford presented […]


Sunday In The South…A Southern Tradition Revisited – EVENT PHOTOS

October 8, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-On Sunday, October 6 Tuscumbia residents celebrated the State Bicentennial with ‘Sunday in the South’ a good old fashioned picnic and community gathering on the grounds of the Colbert County Courthouse. There was music, lots of good food a “beard and bonnet” contest and fun games for the children.  Both adults and children tried their […]


St. Florian Oktoberfest The Best Yet – EVENT PHOTOS

October 7, 2019

ST.  FLORIAN-The Oktoberfest celebration began on the grounds of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in St. Florian and has now spread to the adjacent Saint Florian Community Park…to the Senior Center and site of the future Town Hall. Oktoberfest not only recognizes and celebrates the German heritage of the early settlers of St. Florian, it also […]


NWS-CC Hosted BEST Robotics…’ OFF THE GRID’-EVENT PHOTOS

October 7, 2019

MUSCLE SHOALS-On Saturday, October 5 Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) hosted  host students from 15 area schools for the 2019 Northwest Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) in the Patriot Center (gym) on the Shoals Campus. The theme for this year’s competition is OFF THE GRID, which is all about Electricity. Middle and high school student teams […]


First Friday Annual Great Pumpkin Drop And More – EVENT PHOTOS

October 7, 2019

FLORENCE-The weather was hot but the fun and spirit was even hotter for the October First Friday.  The people gathered round to see the annual ‘Florence’s Great Pumpkin Drop”and they folks were awed by not ONE but TWO great pumpkin drops.  The Quad Cities Daily was on hand to capture the fun in photos and […]


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